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2018 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Erum Arain, MD
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
Abstract Title: Evaluation of a Sepsis Care Bundle and Care Coordination for Timely Antibiotic Administration and Improving Hospital Outcomes

Pavan Bhatraju, MD, MSc
University of Washingon
Abstract Title: The ACT (Age, Cirrhosis and sTNFR-1) Model Predicts A Doubling of Serum Creatinine 72 Hours After ICU Admission In Two Independent Critically Ill Cohorts

Ryan Brown, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Balanced Crystalloids Versus Saline For Adults With Sepsis Or Septic Shock

Rebecca E. Burk, MD
University of Utah
Abstract Title: A Phase 2a Randomized Controlled Trial of Echocardiogram-Guided Resuscitation in Early Septic Shock

Nadja Carvalho, PhD
Heart Institute (InCor)  Hospital das Clínicas  Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo
Abstract Title: Use of Coaxial Endotracheal Tube and Moderately High Respiratory Rates to Achieve Ultra-Protective Ventilation

Anand Chowdhury, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Abstract Title: Challenging the Obesity Paradox in the Medical Intensive Care Unit

Ethan Coit,
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Abstract Title: Janus-Headed Nature of Succinate in Acute Lung Injury: Alveolar Type II Specific Deletion of Succinate Dehydrogenase A is Protective in Acute Lung Injury

Felipe Damiani, PT, MSc
Pontificia Universidad Catolica
Abstract Title: Prevalence Of Reverse Triggering Assessed By Electrical Activity Of The Diaphragm In The First 48 Hours Of Mechanical Ventilation

Daniel Dodge, DO
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Abstract Title: High Velocity Nasal Insufflation in Hypercapneic Respiratory Failure: Secondary analysis of randomized clinical trial

Bruno Ferreyro, MD
University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital
Abstract Title: Factors Associated With Physicians’ Predictions Of Long-term Mortality Of Critically Ill Patients

Alison Fohner, PhD
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Abstract Title: EMR Clinical Signatures with Unsupervised Topic Modeling in Early Infection and Sepsis

Alexandra Frogameni, MD
Northwestern University
Abstract Title: Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Improves Resident Skill Managing Mechanical Ventilators

Tatsuma Fukuda, MD, PhD
University of the Ryukyus
Abstract Title: Endotracheal Intubation Versus Supraglottic Airway Insertion After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study

Carrie Goodson, MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: Understanding Perceived Barriers to Patient Mobility in a Medical ICU Using a Validated Early Mobility Barriers Survey

John Harrington, MD
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Abstract Title: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Without Identifiable Risk Factors: A Secondary Analysis of the ARDS Network Trials

Luis E. Huerta, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Validation of an Electronic Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score in Intensive Care Unit Patients

Elizabeth Killien, MD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome among Critically Injured Children

Joseph Kohne, MD
University of Michigan
Abstract Title: Elevated Plasma Surfactant Protein-D (SP-D) Is Associated with Worse Clinical Outcomes in Children with Acute Respiratory Failure

Ioannis Konstantinidis, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract Title: Thirty-Day Readmissions and Mortality Following Hospitalization with Mechanical Ventilation

Anica Law, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Abstract Title: Patient Outcomes after the Introduction of Statewide Nurse Staffing Regulations in the Intensive Care Unit

Adriana Martin, MD, PhD
University of Arizona- Banner University medical center
Abstract Title: Refractory Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) Storm in the setting of Left Ventricular Cardiomyopathy, Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia and Wolf Parkinson White Syndrome

Gabriel Motta Ribeiro, MSc
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Abstract Title: Metabolic and Gene Expression in Regions of Different Aeration after 24h of Mechanical Ventilation and Endotoxemia

Di Pan, DO
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West Hospitals
Abstract Title: Trends in Outcomes of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in The United States: A 10-Year Nationwide Analysis

Dhwanil G. Patel, MD
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn
Abstract Title: Unexplained Lactic Acidosis And Shock Caused by Rare Gastrointestinal Beriberi

Samuel G. Rayner, MD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Utilizing Bioengineered Microvessels to Study Von Willebrand Factor Interactions in Thrombotic Microangiopathies

Nicole Roeder, MD
Yale University
Abstract Title: Does Family-Reported Satisfaction Vary Between MICU Families with and without Risk for Unmet Palliative Care Needs?

Pratik Sinha, BSc(Hons), MB BCh, PhD
University of California San Francisco
Abstract Title: Latent Class Analysis of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): Secondary Analysis of the Statins for Acutely Injured Lungs from Sepsis (SAILS) Trial

Blair Wendlandt, MD
Univ of N Carolina At Chapel Hill
Abstract Title: Risk Factors for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Family Caregivers for the Chronically Critically Ill

Joo Heung Yoon, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Prediction for Hypotension Episode with Multigranular Data in the Intensive Care Unit